Floodwater release bulletin

At 3PM on Monday, April 16:

  • Grand Lake elevation was 745.13 feet. Daily target elevation for April 16 is 742 feet.
  • At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, three (3) floodgates were open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 4,356 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water.
  • Six (6) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing 11,198 cfs of water through generation.
  • Releases through floodgates and generation totaled 15,554 cfs.
  • Inflows into Grand Lake totaled 18,673 cfs.


  • Lake Hudson elevation was 620.78 feet. Normal elevation is 619 feet.
  • No floodgates are open at Robert S. Kerr Dam.
  • Three (3) units were online at Robert S. Kerr Dam powerhouse releasing 19,710 cfs of water through generation.
  • Inflows into Lake Hudson totaled 17,272 cfs.

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